Garbage Rates

City-Owned Garbage Container

Container Size & Pick-up Frequency

2020 - 2021
35 gallon - emptied weekly $17.10
65 gallon - emptied weekly $25.90
35 gallon w/yellow lid - emptied every 2 weeks $13.85

Residential premises without a City-issued container shall be charged a monthly base fee of $10.50.


Commercial Garbage Rates

Commercial Rates Information

Temporary Dumpster Rental

2-cy Regular Refuse          $ 80   for the first empty
                                            $ 55   each additional empty

2-cy Shingles                     $ 210   for the first empty
                                           $ 185   each additional empty

4-cy Regular Refuse          $ 110   for the first empty
                                            $ 85   each additional empty

  Dumpster Dimensions:      Length     Width     Height  
  2-cubic yards 3'5" 5'5" 4'2"
  4-cubic yards 7'2" 5'5" 4'2"

* Items that cannot be placed in the temporary dumpster:

  • Yard Waste
  • Tires
  • Appliances
  • Televisions and Computers
  • Furniture
  • Concrete
  • Hazardous Waste   (must be taken to Bremer County Landfill)

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